Medea (Medea (Manipulative (Creon + Aegeus), Vengeful (Murders her…
Creon + Aegeus
Murders her children and Creon and Glauce to spite Jason
Uses her knowledge of drugs to manipulate Aegeus
Murders her children
Role of Women
Comment on the action of the play
Know of the upcmoing murders but do not take action.
Sympathise with Medea
"One day the story will change..." "Reverence will come to the race of women."
Act as a confidente to Medea
Manipulated by Medea into silence
Symbol of the patriorchal Greek society
"If only children could be got some other way, without the female sex."
Self - absorbed
Sending his children and Medea into exile in order to further his own societal status